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About bassbuster

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  1. I can't speak for everyone, but for me, life got in the way. Been too busy to even try to tie anything lately. I would like to get into a new swap myself.
  2. I will have mine in the mail Monday. Can I get the addy please.
  3. Well I was farting around my vise and got a few trial runs done and was planning on taking a pic of the progress but wouldn't ya know it my phone decides to take a crap on me. Oh well. I guess I will have to just leave my pattern a surprise lol. I went with a size 2, 6x long hook and have a black and green color scheme. Nothing that I have copied or have imitated just a little experimenting of my own that I happen to think looks good together. Just hope that they will hold up to everyone else's ties. Can't wait to hold the whole lot of these guys, and probably won't ever fish them. They will most likely adorn my fly tying table for a long time as a beautiful reminder of where this art form progressed from.
  4. I mailed my flys yesterday should be there soon.
  5. Got my set in the mail yesterday.
  6. I just hope you all are good. I didnt know how to divy the extras up fairly because of the size and material difference in the flys. I am working on a few for each of you to replace the extras then everyone wins and has a good assortment.
  7. As much as I would like to say the few Im going to tie are in your boxes I cannot. I can say that I will try to get the extras mailed soon tho. As long as life doesnt get any more hectic that is. I wont post when I mail them lol. It will be a mailed surprise haha
  8. I will be gettong your flys in the mail today. I wrote down everyones name and adress because I want to tie up a round or two of a different fly amd I will mail them to you. That way we still get our 8 different flys like we started with. I apoligize for the couple of guys that dropped and would have loved to have them in the pool still but life goes on. Thank you everyone for the huge assortment of parterns and for your participation.
  9. I had to do some searching through my materials and came to the conclusion that I "Need" to order some things to complete my flys lol. So looks like I will be patiently waiting for my new supply to come in before I can get serious in my trial runs. Is there a certian hook size that you would suggest because I am up in the air. Either 7x long size 2 or 6x long size 4. What would be the better hook size?
  10. Other than the two guys that I have not been able to contact the rest of them are in. I will wait till the due date and if I dont get any word from them we will figure out what we can do from there. Options are random extras or return two of your own unless someone else has an idea.
  11. I just tried to message both Gramps50, and Petelangevin about their fly submissions. I cannot send them a message for some reason or another and I have no way to contact them other than this posting. So... Gramps50, and Petelangevin, I would like to hear from you two about your flys and itlf they will be getting mailed soon or at all. I will post my address on this post so u can get it easily. I would hope that you two still want to participate but based on the lack of contact dont know if you still do. I would like to hear anything at this point and do not want to exclude you from the swap but I will if there is no further word from you. Sorry if it soumds harsh but I have little options to explore. Please post or message me for a status update if you are still wanting to be included in the return. Thank you and once again sorry for being so blunt.
  12. Just updated the first message for what came in today. Recieved flys from Raymond21, Jason V, Add147, and Hugo. Two more are in the mail and I havent heard from the other two. I will be messaging them to see what I can find out.
  13. I would like to take a stab at those too. I would be in I think.
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